Madison County will have contested races for three seats in 2014.
David Patton and Greg Sartain will face off for the magistrate judge’s seat, which will be vacated at the end of the year by Harry Rice, who is retiring.
Incumbent Arlen Johnson will face a challenge from Angie McGinnis for the District 2 seat on the county school board.
And incumbent Jim Escoe, a Republican, will face Democrat Clyde Verhine for the District 5 seat on the board of commissioners.
Three incumbents will run unopposed in 2014: Robert Hooper, District 1 on the school board; Mike Youngblood, District 3 on the board of commissioners; and John Pethel, District 4 on the board of commissioners.
Madison County’s three Republican legislators in the state General Assembly will all run unopposed for re-election in 2014: Alan Powell, representative for District 32; Tom McCall, representative for District 33; and Frank Ginn, state senator for District 47.
Madison County resident David Vogel, a Democrat, will challenge incumbent Republican Doug Collins for the U.S. House of Representatives 9th District seat. Collins will also face a challenge in the primaries from Bernard “Bernie” Fontaine, a retired military man from Suches.
Qualifying for local, state and national races concluded Friday at noon.